Thinking Biblically – This scholarship category is for students who have demonstrated an academic and intellectual aptitude for collegiate scholarship and Biblical studies. To be eligible for this scholarship, complete the admissions application and forward an official transcript and an official ACT/SAT score (which can come via an official transcript).
President’s Scholarship – Students with a 27+ ACT or SAT equivalent who have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher will receive $5,000 per year for four years.
Dean’s Scholarship – Students with a 23-26 ACT or SAT equivalent who have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher will receive $3,000 per year for four years.
Leading Courageously – This scholarship is for students who have displayed the type of integrity, grit, courage, and steadfastness to lead through their faith. Leading Courageously is shown through actions in their church, school, and community. Students can demonstrate their eligibility for this scholarship by submitting a written or video essay detailing their case. Scholarships range from $1,000-3,000 per year for four years.
Examples: A student who led a prayer at the “See You at the Pole” initiative for their public high school; a student who started an abstinence support group; a student who convinced their prom committee it was better to use the money to help victims of a natural disaster than on their prom decorations; a student who wrote a column for a newspaper about their faith.
Loving Compassionately – Students who have demonstrated a capacity to serve others in their church, school, and community will be considered. For students to be eligible, they must be nominated by at least one of their references. Scholarships range from $1,000-3,000 per year for four years.
Examples: A student who volunteers/takes a mission trip yearly during spring break; a student who goes weekly to the elderly care facility to play checkers with the residents; a student who works every Sunday with the youth of the church; a student who is instrumental in the care of a sibling with Down Syndrome; a student who fills 1,000 sand bags in order to save someone’s home.
Communicating Clearly – Students who have an aptitude for communicating can earn a scholarship through their essay, submitted with their admission application. Additional original writing materials (such as a sermon or short story or poetry) would also be accepted and considered. The primary point of consideration will be the admissions essay. Scholarships range from $1,000-3,000 per year for four years.
Transfer Scholarship – Students who transfer from another college or university would be eligible for a transfer scholarship of $1,000-$3000 per year for eight semesters if they have achieved a college GPA of 2.5 or higher, and can maintain this GPA at NC.